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How to use thresher in a sentence
Farmers in the region were using a laborious process to separate plants’ seeds from their stems by hand, and Corrales helped them build a bike-powered thresher so that they could process crops such as maize and beans more quickly.
Almost every “fact” is wrung through an ideological thresher and pulverized.
After Mr. thresher's ministry closed amongst them, Mr. Woodward became the pastor.Memorials of the Independent Churches in Northamptonshire | Thomas Coleman
Great care must be taken with this part of the thresher, or a great deal of grain will be carried into the straw.Farm Engines and How to Run Them | James H. Stephenson
Men began spewing out of the brawl like straw from a thresher as the old man grabbed arms, legs, or whatever was handy.Police Your Planet | Lester del Rey
British Dictionary definitions for thresher
a person who threshes
short for threshing machine
Also called: thrasher, thresher shark any of various large sharks of the genus Alopias, esp A. vulpinus, occurring in tropical and temperate seas: family Alopiidae. They have a very long whiplike tail with which they are thought to round up the small fish on which they feed
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